DAVID W.

VANDEWALKER

 

conductor | music educator | clinician

R E C E N T   E V E N T S

Select Highlights

American Bandmasters Association Conference

Guest Conductor

Arkansas All-State Symphonic Band

Guest Conductor 

 

Conducting Symposium

Georgia Southern University, GA

Clinician

 

The Conductor's Art,

Georgia State University
Clinician

 

Conn-Selmer Institute
Bethel College, IN

Faculty

 

​East Africa Teacher Workshop

Nairobi, Kenya

 

Georgia Music Educators Assoc.

In-service Conference

Presenter

 

Instrumental Methods and Administration

University of South Carolina

Guest Lecturer

 

Laban Conducting Seminar

Nairobi, Kenya

Presenter

 

Oklahoma All-State Symphonic Band

Guest Conductor

 

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Georgia State University Marching Band

 

The Midwest Clinic, Chicago IL

Organizational Management and Booster Volunteers

Chat Room Clinician

Rehearsing the High School Band

Strategic Boosters

Clinician

 

Missouri Bandmaster Association Conference

Featured Keynote Presenter

Lake of the Ozarks, MO

 

Music for All National Concert Festival

Evaluator/Clinician

 

Music For All Summer Symposium

Ball State University, IN

Feature Presenter

 

Rauman Poikasoittokunta 

Rauma, Finland

Invited Clinician/Conductor

 

Smith Walbridge Director's Workshop (IL)
Division Head/Lead Presenter

Eastern  Illinois University


Tennessee Music Educators Association

State Concert Festival
Clinician/Evaluator

 

Tennesee Regional Honor Band (Franklin, Tn)

Clinician/Conductor

 

Texas Bandmaster Association Conference

San Antonio, TX

Booster Seminar Feature Presenter

 

University of Alabama Honor Band

Guest Conductor

University of Alabama Summer Institute

Booster Institute 

Keynote Presenter

University of Kentucky Honor Band

Guest Conductor 

 

WCU Marching Band Symposium

Western Carolina University, NC

Presenter

 

 

CURRENT YEAR HIGHLIGHTS

JAN

31

Honor Band

Reinhardt University (GA)

Conductor/Clinician

MAR

14

Northern Virginia Concert Festival

Evaluator/Clinician

APR

11

Music for All National Regional Concert Festival- CA

Evaluator/Clinician

APR

25

Tennessee State Concert Festival

Evaluator/Clinician 

JUN

9

University of Alabama Summer Institute

Booster Institute 

Keynote Presenter

JUN

10

Conn-Selmer Institute
Artist Educator/Clinician Faculty

Bethel College, IN

JUN

24

Music For All Summer Symposium

Ball State University, IN

Feature Presenter

JUL

22

Texas Bandmaster Assoication Conference Booster Organizational Management 

San Antonio, TX

Seminar Feature  Presenter

R E C E N T   P U B L I C A T I O N S

Vandewalker, D. W. (2017). Imagery and metaphor: Effective wind band pedagogy for expressive performance. Praxis, 2(1). 

Vandewalker, D. W. (2016). Boosters to the rescue: Handbook for educators, GIA: Chicago.

Vandewalker, D. W. (2016). Strategic plans for a successful booster club, GIA: Chicago.

 

Vandewalker, D. and Vandewalker, P. (2016). Teeny Tykes and Tunes: Africa Edition- Volume 2, Curriculum Learning Materials Center: Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Vandewalker, D.W. (2016). Purposeful instructional strategies for expressive performance. National Band Association Journal, Volume LVI, Issue 2.

 

Vandewalker, D. W. (2016). Where are we, where do we want to be, how do we get there? In A. S. Meyer (Ed.), Rehearsing the high school band. Hal Leonard Corporation. 

Vandewalker, D. and Vandewalker, P. (2015). Teeny Tykes and Tunes: Africa Edition, Curriculum Learning Materials Center: Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Vandewalker, D.W. (2015). Investing in Your Volunteers with C.A.R.E.,” Texas Bandmaster Review, Volume 16, Issue 2.

 

Vandewalker, D.W. (2014). Organizational Communication: Getting the Message Out,” Texas Bandmaster Review, Volume 15, Issue 4.

 

Vandewalker, D.W. (2014). “Paganini Lost in Wind”  by Jun Nagao, in Teaching Music through Performance in Band, Volume 10, edited by Richard Miles, published by GIA Publications: Chicago.

                                   

Vandewalker, D.W. (2014). “March of the Belgian Paratroopers by Leemans/Swearingen,” in Teaching Music through Performance in Band: Middle School Edition, edited by Richard Miles, published by GIA  Publications: Chicago.

JULY

27